Motorcycle Types Adventure / Dual-Sport DOWCO Guardian Motorcycle Covers

DOWCO Guardian Motorcycle Covers

dowco-guardian-motorcycle-covers 1

Motorcycle Protection

I recently moved from my loft in Downtown Los Angeles, where I had covered underground parking, to a little cottage on the Venice Canals by the beach.

Because I had  to leave my 2010 Triumph Tiger 1050 ABS uncovered on the side of the house, the DOWCO Guardian WeatherAll Plus Cover has been an valuable addition to my gear.

The mornings are usually fog covered, and the salt air and beach weather can take a toll on a motorcycle. I pop this on every night and fasten the cover securely to my Tiger, and it keeps it clean and dry.

Even compared to parking it underground it is superior. I started to realize how much dust accumulates on a daily basis, and how much cleaner my bike is on a day to day basis now that I am using the cover. The soft windshield liner doesn’t scratch my larger touring windshield, and the heat resistant panels let me cover it without worry of burn marks, or melting plastic on my pipes.

Now that I have one, I realize what a necessity it is.

I also travel a lot, and one of the big perks of having a motorcycle is free parking at the airport, and LAX is no exception, with the motorcycle parking directly at the terminals. I got the DOWCO Guardian Traveler Half Cover for such occasions. It fits into a small pouch that I can stick in my back pack or top case, and keeps my Triumph clean and dry for when I get back home and zip right out of the airport.

DOWCO Guardian WeatherAll Plus Cover

Description: Industry leading, full size cover, constructed of heavy-duty polyester with special Color-Lok® fabric treatment to prevent fading, exclusive ClimaShield® Plus fabric protection built in, heat sealed double taped seams, Moisture Guard vent system allows moisture to escape.


Dowco Guardian Traveler Half Cover

Description: Half cover that folds more compactly for travel, lightweight polyester, foot peg straps for attachment.


For additional information, click here. Dowco makes covers to fit any motorcycle under any circumstance.dowco-guardian-motorcycle-covers 2

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

86 Gear Motorcycles Yamaha XT630 Supermoto: Restomod Special

Sometimes the route to a custom build is a short one. An idea pops into a builder's head, and the process begins. Other times,...

Honda, KTM, Piaggio, and Yamaha Sign E-Motorcycle Battery Agreement

Get ready for the Swappable Batteries Consortium for Motorcycles and Light Electric Vehicles made up of Honda, KTM, Piaggio, and Yamaha. The goal is...

Laurin & Klement Slavia B – The Birth of Škoda Motorsports 120 Years Ago

Czechs Václav Laurin and Václav Klement founded their bicycle manufacturing company in Mladá Boleslav, Bohemia, in 1895. The company, Laurin & Klement, started a...

2021 Daytona Fantasy Supercross Tips (16 Fast Facts)

The Daytona Supercross is the midway point in the 2021 Monster Energy Supercross Championship Series. There are eight rounds in the book, and there...

BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy Comes To Europe For 2022

For the first time since its 2008 debut, the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy competition will be held in Europe. Located above the northeast...

Ultimate Motorcycling Editor’s Letter, March 2021: Vive l’automatique!

Testing the 2021 Honda Rebel 1100 DCT for this issue reminded me of something fundamental—motorcycles need to be accessible to new riders. Although we’ve...